abomination

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a·bom·i·na·tion

 (ə-bŏm′ə-nā′shən)
n.
1. Abhorrence; disgust.
2. A cause of abhorrence or disgust.

abomination

(əˌbɒmɪˈneɪʃən)
n
1. a person or thing that is disgusting
2. an action that is vicious, vile, etc
3. intense loathing

a•bom•i•na•tion

(əˌbɒm əˈneɪ ʃən)

n.
1. something greatly disliked or abhorred.
2. intense aversion or loathing; detestation.
3. a vile or shameful action, condition, or habit.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Late Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.abomination - a person who is loathsome or disgustingabomination - a person who is loathsome or disgusting
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
2.abomination - hate coupled with disgustabomination - hate coupled with disgust    
disgust - strong feelings of dislike
hate, hatred - the emotion of intense dislike; a feeling of dislike so strong that it demands action
3.abomination - an action that is vicious or vileabomination - an action that is vicious or vile; an action that arouses disgust or abhorrence; "his treatment of the children is an abomination"
evildoing, transgression - the act of transgressing; the violation of a law or a duty or moral principle; "the boy was punished for the transgressions of his father"

abomination

abomination

noun
Translations
شَيءٌ بَغيضْ
hnusodporodpornostohavnostzhnusení
modbydelighedvederstyggelighed
viîbjóîur
hnusodpor
iğrenmetiksinti

abomination

[əˌbɒmɪˈneɪʃən] N
1. (= feeling) → aversión f
2. (= detestable act, thing) → escándalo m

abomination

[əˌbɒmɪˈneɪʃən] n
(= outrage) → abomination f
(= hatred) → abomination f

abomination

n
no plVerabscheuung f; to be held in abomination by somebodyvon jdm verabscheut werden
(= loathsome act)Abscheulichkeit f; (= loathsome thing)Scheußlichkeit f

abomination

[əˌbɒmɪˈneɪʃn] n (feeling) → avversione f, disgusto; (detestable act, thing) → azione f (or cosa) orrenda
to hold sth in abomination → detestare qc

abominate

(əˈbomineit) verb
to detest. He abominates cruelty.
aˌbomiˈnation noun
References in classic literature ?
The light proceeding from one of these gaudy abominations is unequal broken, and painful.
Though it was faint and low, it moved me more profoundly than all that I had hitherto heard of the abominations behind the wall.
What her answer really said was: "If you lift a finger you'll drive me back: back to all the abominations you know of, and all the temptations you half guess.
As I thought of that, I was almost moved to begin a massacre of the helpless abominations about me, but I contained myself.
But the figure which most attracted the public eye, and stirred up the deepest feeling, was the Episcopal clergyman of King's Chapel, riding haughtily among the magistrates in his priestly vestments, the fitting representatives of prelacy and persecution, the union of church and state, and all those abominations which had driven the Puritans to the wilderness.
I only brought them to try, for Rose is growing stout, and will have no figure if it is not attended to soon," she added, with an air of calm conviction that roused the Doctor still more, for this was one of his especial abominations.
Judaea now and all the Promised Land, Reduced a province under Roman yoke, Obeys Tiberius, nor is always ruled With temperate sway: oft have they violated The Temple, oft the Law, with foul affronts, Abominations rather, as did once Antiochus.
Such an idol as that found in the secret groves of Queen Maachah in Judea; and for worshipping which, king Asa, her son, did depose her, and destroyed the idol, and burnt it for an abomination at the brook Kedron, as darkly set forth in the 15th chapter of the first book of Kings.
That is to say, persuaded that I should never do any good with my life, and that I was inferior even to the sole of my own boot, I took it into my head that it was absurd for me to aspire at all-- rather, that I ought to account myself a disgrace and an abomination.
This pretended foundling is a real monster of abomination," resumed Jehanne.
A clock, in a splintered and battered oblong box of varnished wood, she suddenly regarded as an abomination.
Now we do think bloodshed abominable and yet we engage in this abomination, and with more energy than ever.